Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '20 at 03:38
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 283
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 743
81% 626 Pts
64-Core 745
50% 745 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 3FDA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 302
Parallax 359
92% 336 fps
MRender 364
Gravity 347
Splatting 223
103% 311 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,131
Write 1,378
Mixed 507
293% 1,339 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 56.8
245% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,109
DQ Write 1,066
DQ Mixed 681
623% 952 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 238%
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC 250GB
59GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 222 198 173 107 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 481
Mixed 188
SusWrite 172
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 26.6
163% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 131
140% 230 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 105%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$108
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 175 173 174 165 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 191
Mixed 93
SusWrite 173
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 125 127 127 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 120
Write 108
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 124
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 34.4
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 33.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 21,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,228
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